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Maryland Harvest Festivals and Halloween Events

Enjoy the fall and Halloween at one of these fall festivals in Maryland. The following fall festivals and Halloween celebrations include crafts, scarecrow making, pumpkin painting, apple and harvest festivals, and more.

Looking for other fall fun? Check out these other fall events and things to do:

Maryland Pumpkin Patch or Corn Maze

Maryland Apple Picking and Apple Orchards

Maryland Haunted Houses

– Even More Fall Fairs, Festivals and Carnivals!

Harvest Festivals

Horsmon Farm
Hay rides, petting zoo, corn box, straw maze, corn maze and special events each weekend including scarecrow making, kayaking for kids, tractor weekend and more.
1865 Horsmon Farm Lane, St. Leonard

Weber’s Farm’s Johnny Appleseed Festival
Apples, food, music, family activities and more.
2526 Proctor Lane, Parkville, MD 21234

Fall Fun Festival
Corn maze, jumping giant pillow, petting and feeding farm animals, giant slides and more. Over 45 attractions, appropriate for any age including the Cow Train, mini mazes, playgrounds, duck races, ball games, photo centers and more.
5501 Detrick Rd Mt. Airy, MD 21771

Greenstreet Gardens Fall Festival & Corn Maze
Hayrides, corn maze, jumping pillow, underground slide, corn boxes and more.
391 West Bay Front Road, Lothian, MD 20711

Summers Farm Fall Festival
Over 45 attractions including corn maze, pumpkin patch, animals, pumpkin trains and more.
7503 Hollow Rd, Middletown, MD 21769

Homestead Gardens Harvest Weekends
Fall Market and family fun.
743 West Central Avenue, Davidsonville, MD 21035

Butler’s Pumpkin Festival
Corn maze, pumpkin cannon, food and farm market.
22222 Davis Mill Road, Germantown, MD 20876

Frederick County Farm Museum Fall Festival
Free, some activities have a small fee. Sunflower field, animals, combine slide and more.
October 1 & 2, 10am-4pm.
Rose Hill Manor, Frederick.

Holt Harvest Day
Festive fall activities for the whole family. Games, crafts, a scavenger hunt and more fun activities. Free; some activities may require a fee.
October 16; Noon-4pm.
Holt Park, Baltimore

Check out our listing of haunted houses in Maryland

Fall Harvest Festival at Kinder Farm Park
October 8, 10am-3pm.
Hayrides, scare crow making, some demonstrations, and activities for younger children including a pumpkin patch, and limited games & crafts.
Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Rd, Millersville, MD 21108

Adventure Park USA Fall Festival
September 17- October 31. Farm animals, slides, zip lines, Native American Experience, corn crib, pedal bikes and more.
Adventure Park USA, Monrovia.

Hankcock’s Resolution Fall Harvest Festival
October 9, 10am-4pm. Fall crafts, food, and demonstrations as you explore the Historic Hancock’s Resolution house and grounds.
Hancock’s Resolution, 2795 Bayside Beach Road, Pasadena, Maryland 21122

Fall Festival at North Laurel Community Center
October 15. Music, games, entertainment, food trucks and more. This outdoor family-friendly event has something for everyone. Preregistration encouraged but not required, onsite registration available.

Halloween Events

Harbor Harvest

Historic Hauntings Annapolis Tours
Pick a spirited walking tour in Annapolis including their Historic Ghost Tour, Special Historic Hauntings or their Spirit & Spirit Tour, a walking tour and cruise.
Historic Annapolis Museum and Store, Annapolis.

Paw-O-Ween: A Halloween Party for the Pups!
October 26
Costume contest, vendors and off-leash area.
Ballenger Creek Park Dog Park
5420 Ballenger Creek Pike, Frederick, MD 21703

Pumpkin Carving Open House
October 28. Bring your own pumpkin and leave the mess to us! Stop by any time between 1 and 4:30 and we’ll provide you with the carving tools and expertise to help you create your own Jack-O-Lantern.
Holt Park, Baltimore

Pumpkin Walk
October 28, 4pm.
Games, costume parade, superstitious tours and more. Wine and beer are available for purchase.
Hammond Harwood House, Annapolis.

Boo at the Zoo
October 28, 29 & 30. Treat stations, animal demonstrations, keeper chats and more.
National Zoo, Washington D.C.

Pet Parade – Halloween Costume Contest for Pets
October 15. Dress up your furry (or feathered, or scaled) family members and show them off for each other and our judges.
Centennial Park South

Floating Pumpkin Patch
October 15. Join us for a thrilling time with your family and friends. Jump into our heated pool to find your floating pumpkin. Enjoy games, crafts and refreshments. Children can come dressed in their favorite costume but don’t forget their bathing suit! Preregistration is required.
Roger Carter Community Center

Truck or Treat
October 22. Get in gear for a “wheely fun” day to celebrate Halloween! Come dressed in your favorite costume to trick-or-treat at all of the trucks, tractors, emergency vehicles and more, while meeting some of your hometown heroes.
Gary J. Arthur Community Center

Pumpkins on the Green
October 28. This annual fundraiser helps support the center’s mission to connect families with nature through environmental education and nature-based learning.
Irvine Nature Center, Owings Mills.

Halloween Events @ the Library
Enjoy these fun events at some of the local libraries.
October 15- Stuffed Animal Sleepover: Riviera Beach Library; Hunt a Killer: Death at the Dive Bar: Edgewater Library
October 22- Spooky Scavenger Hunt: Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library; Escape Nevermore Manor!: Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
October 26- Spooky Cookie Decorating Workshop: Broadneck Library
October 27- Halloween Storytime & Parade: Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library
October 28- Halloween Dance Party: Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
October 29- Halloween Hubbub: Odenton Library

Hammond-Harwood House St. Anne’s Cemetery Tour
October 15. Hour-long tour through St. Anne’s Cemetery. Learn about the lives of Hammond-Harwood House former occupants.
St. Anne’s Cemetery, Annapolis

Halloween Toddler Time
October 27. Little ones will enjoy listening to the story The Spooky Express Maryland by Eric James, followed by activities and trick or treating.
B&O Railroad Museum, Baltimore.

October 29-30. Come celebrate Halloween and the fall season with the Zoo’s 39th annual Zoo BOO! festival. There will be games, prizes, contests, live entertainment, and FREE trick-or-treating!
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, Baltimore.

Trick or Treat at Tudor Place
October 29. Trick or Treat at Tudor Place is back. Wear your Halloween costume and search for treats (not tricks) in every corner of the enchanting North Garden. Enjoy crafts, activities, and period games amid lovely autumn plant life. 
Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, Washington, D.C.

Halloween Tour: Death Comes to Tudor Place
October 29. In this special Halloween tour, explore historic death and mourning traditions. Take a close look at accessories, etiquette and science associated with mourning in the Victorian and Edwardian eras of the late 19th and early 20th century. Learn about what death looked like at Tudor Place for the people who lived and worked here. 
Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, Washington, D.C.

Halloween Trick or Treat Trail
October 15. Join in the fun as the Friends of Downs Park and community sponsors host the annual Trick or Treat Trail. Enjoy the Halloween season with a stroll around the park trails for kid-friendly trick or treating (ages 12 and under). Advanced on-line registration required.
Downs Park, Pasadena.

Halloween Critter Crawl
October 28. Join Jug Bay staff and volunteers for a Halloween Critter Crawl. Walk through the forest to see different animals and insect displays, and enjoy campfires, s’mores, hayrides, and nature crafts.
Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Halloween in the Garden
October 22. Activities throughout the park for little ones to do as well as more than 50 local vendors handing out treats for kids. Also games, food trucks and more.
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Solomons.

Costume Parade & Dance Party with DJ Jampire
October 29. Show off your outfit and be a part of a parade around the museum alongside Port Discovery staff and friends. Culminating in a dance party with a special music mix by our very own DJ Jampire!
Port Discovery Childrens Museum, Baltimore.

Boo Bash
October 30. Costume contest, parade, judging, trick or treat and more.
North Beach Business Loop, North Beach.

Adventure Park USA Halloween Party
October 22. Contests, access to the Fall Festiv-All area, trick or treating and more.
Adventure Park USA, Monrovia.

October 1. Midway games, pumpkin pyramid, interactive exhibits, good vendors and more.
Watkins Regional Park.

Halloween Spooktacular!
October 23. A family-friendly concert featuring music with spooky sounds, haunted harmonies and a costume contest for all ages!

Halloween at the Harbor
October 31. Fun activities for kids including storytelling and a movie.
National Harbor.

Halloween at the Symphony
October 15. Get ready for Halloween with a spooky performance with the BSO featuring music about goblins and ghosts, magic, and dancing! Come dressed in your favorite costume for this special performance, perfect for the entire family.
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore.


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